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Manga UK Announces New Details At Ayacon; Also Title Delays

by Grant Whiteon August 20, 2013
Attending Ayacon, Manga Entertainment announced details of several new titles. Wolf Children Collector’s Edition will be released 23rd December, containing the film on DVD and Blu-ray in addition to a yet to be determined DVD of extra content. The set will also have slipcover Blu-ray case packaging and four art cards of hand drawn illustrations. […]
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PR: Aardman Turn To The Dark Side For Radio 2

by Grant Whiteon August 20, 2013
BRISTOL, UK Tuesday 20th August 2013 – BBC Radio 2 commissioned Aardman Animations to create a three minute film to accompany an original new radio play written by Sir Tom Stoppard celebrating the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s album, The Dark Side Of The Moon. Dark Side, which will air on the August bank holiday, […]


PR: Babylon 5 Stars to Guest at MCM Scotland Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon August 14, 2013
MCM SCOTLAND COMIC CON – GLASGOW SECC – 7 SEPTEMBER Babylon 5 Stars to Guest at MCM Scotland Comic Con Calling all sci-fi fans! MCM Scotland Comic Con makes its debut at SECC Glasgow next month and visitors will be able to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Babylon 5 in style with two very special […]

Manga UK To Coordinate Mass “Naruto Shippuden Movie 3” Viewing Over Twitter

by Grant Whiteon August 5, 2013
In celebration of the 12th August UK DVD and Blu-ray release of Naruto Shippuden Movie 3: The Will Of Fire, Manga Entertainment UK will be coordinating a mass ‘tweet along’ viewing of the film on Thursday 15th August at 7pm UK time.  Fans can use the hash tag #WillOfFire to discuss the film during the […]


Michael Ansara, Actor, 1922 – 2013

by Dan Collinson August 4, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter reports that actor Michael Ansara passed away on July 31st at his home in Calabasas after a prolonged battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 91. Ansara was born in a small village in Syria to American parents. He was known in the TV westerns Broken Arrow and the Rifleman spin-off Law of […]

PR: Full Steam Ahead: building ships with Brunel in a virtual world

by Grant Whiteon July 25, 2013
Brunel’s ss Great Britain, the Science Museum and Aardman Animations have joined forces to create an interactive experience that aims to encourage children to engage with culture and the work of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Aardman Animations were briefed by Brunel’s ss Great Britain to create a game that pupils can play in the classroom and […]


Record Attendance For MCM Manchester Comic Con; Manga Entertainment Announces New UK Licenses

by Grant Whiteon July 24, 2013
Last Saturday’s MCM Manchester Comic Con saw record attendance of 19,340 visitors, beating last years also record breaking number of 11,300. In response to this trend next year’s Manchester event will extend to two days, covering 26th-27th July 2014. In attendance for the event were Manga Entertainment UK who announced a series of new forthcoming […]
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PR: Appy Holidays With The New PaddlePak Party App From Trunki

by Grant Whiteon July 23, 2013
Bristol UK, Tuesday 23rd July – The family travel brand Trunki has worked with AardmanAnimations to create their first ever family friendly app. Full of familiar characters from the PaddlePak collection travelling tots will be certain to have an appy time! The visual style of the app mirrors the gorgeous look established in the advertising […]


Manga UK Holds Fan Vote To Determine Second “Steins;Gate” Cover

by Grant Whiteon July 18, 2013
The first UK volume of Steins;Gate came with the announcement that Manga had received exclusive rights to use the original Japanese covers. After picking the first volume cover themselves, the second volume has been put up for a fan vote with three possible designs to choose from. The cover which recieves the most votes will […]

Manga UK & Kaze Announce Title Date Changes

by Grant Whiteon July 16, 2013
Manga Entertainment UK and Kaze have announced a selection of release date changes. The DVD and Blu-ray release Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works has been postponed to 30th September. Additionally Bleach Complete Series 11 will now be released 2nd September and Penguindrum Part 2 will now be released on 7th October.